From “Biancheri Athens 1998″ to “Macron Athens 2017″: Upgrading democracy takes 20 years (FBN)

Emmanuel Macron’s recent speech in Athens puts on the table the great political challenges facing the EU. Rebuilding citizens’ trust, democratising the EU, opening the European election to trans-European lists, politically refounding the Eurozone… These ideas are truly echoeing another speech, delivered 20 years ago, in Athens too, by Franck Biancheri, at the time when, … Continue reading From “Biancheri Athens 1998″ to “Macron Athens 2017″: Upgrading democracy takes 20 years (FBN)

European Transnational Lists, a real good progressive idea! (Marianne Ranke-Cormier)

The emergence of trans-European political parties as a tool for the democratization of Europe, as a political tool, responds to the need for citizens to learn how to use the European space, to have real means of deciding and controlling their future, and as a rampart to all creeping populisms and extremisms. Because future belongs … Continue reading European Transnational Lists, a real good progressive idea! (Marianne Ranke-Cormier)

“For a reinvention of Europe through the democratisation of the Eurozone”(Marie-Hélène Caillol)

#CitizensRoute73 Louvain-la-Neuve: Proceedings of the workshop “For a reinvention of Europe through the democratisation of the Eurozone”(Marie-Hélène Caillol, with Cédric du Monceau, OLLN, and Antonis Triantafyllakis, AEGEE). As part of the launch of the #CitizensRoute73 the participants worked on Sunday 2 July in two categories of workshops: 1) the proposals of programmes that could be … Continue reading “For a reinvention of Europe through the democratisation of the Eurozone”(Marie-Hélène Caillol)

#CitizensRoute73 Louvain-la-Neuve: Proceedings of the workshop “For a federal Europe of the citizens”(a workshop led by Yves Gernigon, EFP)

As part of the launch of the #CitizensRoute73 the participants worked on Sunday 2 July in two categories of workshops: 1) the proposals of programmes that could be presented as part of a trans-European campaign for the 2019 European election; 2) the tools and methods necessary to allow the emergence of a real trans-European political … Continue reading #CitizensRoute73 Louvain-la-Neuve: Proceedings of the workshop “For a federal Europe of the citizens”(a workshop led by Yves Gernigon, EFP)

ECIT Summer University 2017

ECIT Summer University "Countering threats to European citizenship across borders, reconfiguring its future" will take place from 30 August 2017 to 1 September 2017 at the Maison des Associations Internationales (Brussels). From 30th August to 1st September 2017, students, academics, policy makers and civil society representatives from all over Europe will meet in Brussels to … Continue reading ECIT Summer University 2017